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Tropical Storm Richard - Update #1

5 p.m. Central Upstream Americas - Deep Water

(This information is up-to-date as of 5 p.m. Central October 21, 2010, Further updates will be provided as needed.)

The Shell Hurricane Incident Command Team is monitoring Tropical Storm Richard. 

At this time, we are not planning on evacuating personnel for this weather system  However, we will continue to monitor and take actions as required. As always, our priorities at this time are ensuring the safety of personnel, protecting the environment and minimizing production and operational impact.


We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly.  The information on this site will be updated as necessary.

NOTES AND DISCLAIMERS: You can contact the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) for overall Gulf of Mexico shut-in status, as of the previous day.( http://www.gomr.boemre.gov/homepg/pubinfo/piindex.html